New renaissance framework can be used by any organization, in any field, to sustain high growth The pioneering challenge is that it is hard to build an organization that can do both: incrementally innovate existing offerings you have now, and pioneer transformational offerings for the future. The more extreme the difference between those two creativities, the...Continue Reading
JML Optical recently invested in new equipment from OptiPro (Ontario, Wayne County, NY) an eSX 300 for grinding, a UFF 300 for polishing, an OptiTrace 5000 surface profilometer for metrology, and PROSurf freeform CAM software for making deterministic corrections. By utilizing OptiPro’s leading edge technology, JML will be able to produce cylinder optics with optimal...Continue Reading
Increased sales in 2014 has Optimax Systems Inc. looking to hire in the new year. While increasing the size of its Ontario, NY facility to 60,000 square feet over the last several years, the company has also steadily increased the size of its workforce. That trend will continue in 2015 as Optimax looks to hire about...Continue Reading
$100 Million. This is the largest single federal investment in apprenticeship ever in the U.S. Its aim is to transform our workforce for the 21st century. Through this grant, the Department of Labor will expand apprenticeships from the traditional skilled trades to new high-tech, high-demand industries like healthcare, IT, advanced manufacturing, and others. These grants will help...Continue Reading
Conesus Lake: December 6, 2014 at age 67 after a long battle with COPD and Emphysema. Predeceased by parents Rudy and Irene Novak. Survived by wife Linda (Frear); son Brett (Heather Graning Novak); granddaughter Nadia Clare Novak. Niece & nephew in law Heather & Chad Petersen. Aunts Betty Romanowski and Dolores Kohler. Frear Family, Szczech,...Continue Reading
It’s been a very exciting time in this industry,” Bob Bicksler, president and CEO of JML Optical, said. “Sophisticated electronics, matched up with software, has resulted in a tremendous transformation.” JML has undergone a transformation of its own since Bicksler and COO Gregg Sadwick acquired the company from founder Joe Lobozzo three years ago. The...Continue Reading
20 Recipients of Prestigious OSA Awards for 2014 The winners include: Paul B. Corkum, Frederic Ives Medal/Jarus Quinn Prize; Shin-Tson Wu, Esther Hoffman Beller Medal; Costas Soukoulis, Max Born Award; Anthony J. Campillo, Stephen D. Fantone Distinguished Service Award; Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Michael S. Feld Biophotonics Award; Juan Carlos Minaño, Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M. Burley Prize;...Continue Reading
New York Photonics is a not-for-profit organization founded to promote and enhance the New York State optics, photonics and imaging industry by fostering the cooperation of business, academia and government.